Phyllis Dain Library History Dissertation Award Winners

1991
Jones, Plummer Alston Jr. "American Public Library Service to the Immigrant Community, 1876-1948."

1993
Not awarded

1995
Martin, Marilyn. From Altruism to Activism: The Contribution of Women's Organizations to Arkansas Public Libraries."

1997
Pawley, Christine. "Reading on the Middle Border: The Culture of Print in Osage, Iowa, 1870 to 1900.”

Certificate of Merit: Christine Jenkins, "The Strength of the Inconspicuous: Youth Services Librarians, the American Library Association, and Intellectual Freedom for the Young, 1939-1955."

1999
Graham, P. Toby. “Segregation and Civil Rights in Alabama’s Public Libraries, 1918-1965.”

2001
Mildred L. Jackson. “Do What You Can: Creating an Institution, Ladies’ Library Associations in Michigan, 1850-1900.”

2003
Not awarded

2005
Bonnie Mak. "(re)Defining the Page for a Digital World."

2007
Not awarded

2009
Karen J Cook. "Freedom Libraries in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project: A History."

2011
Susan Reynolds. "The Establishment of the Library of the Supreme Court of Victoria, 1851-1884: Antecedents, Foundation, and Legacy."

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